Privacy Policy | Contributions

 
 
The U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance, Inc. (USFRA) (“Company”, “we” or “us”), the operator of this web site, is committed to preserving the privacy of those who visit our www.iamfarmland.org contribution site (“Site”). This Contributor Privacy Policy (this “Policy”) will outline how we gather and utilize various sources of information obtained during your visit to the Site. This Policy applies solely to information collected at this Site and not to any other service or website provided or hosted by us. By using or accessing the Site, you signify your consent to this Policy. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THIS POLICY YOU MAY NOT ACCESS OR OTHERWISE USE THE SITE.
 
 
Personal and Non-Personal Information
When using the Site, in order to make a contribution or otherwise utilize Site services you may be asked to provide certain personally identifiable information about yourself (“Personal Information”). Personal Information can include your name, birth date, gender, email address, physical address, telephone number or other information (such as job type, job title, and company name) you may provide. In connection with contributions you make to us on the Site, we may also collect and transmit your billing and/or payment information via PayPal’s secure transmission system. We do not share your billing and/or payment information with any third parties other than PayPal as necessary for processing your contributions made online via the Site.

In addition, we may also collect non-personally identifiable information, such as IP host address, pages viewed, browser type, duration and frequency of visits, and other data, and may aggregate any information collected in a manner which does not identify any individual (“Aggregate Information”). Information obtained in connection with the Site may be intermingled with and used by us in conjunction with information obtained through sources other than the Site, including both offline and online sources.
 
 
Information Usage
We may use the Personal Information we collect to contact you about your contribution, our products, services and events or those of our partners or other third parties from time to time. For example, we may send you updates on USFRA activity, USFRA film distribution, promotions or future fundraising initiatives. We do not sell your Personal Information to third parties or mass marketers. For example, we will not sell another company your name or email address. We and our affiliates may disclose your Personal Information to our technical consultants, third party auditors and other third parties who make our Site available, enhance its functionality, or provide associated services and/or who deal with you in delivering content.
 
Please note that Company reserves the right to and may disclose Personal Information about you in response to (a) requests from local, state or federal law enforcement officials; (b) any judicial, administrative or similar proceeding or order, such as subpoena; (c) if required by law; or (d) to investigate suspected fraud, harassment, physical threats, or other violations of any law, rule or regulation, the Site rules or policies, or the rights of third parties or to investigate any suspected conduct which we deem improper. Please also note that we do reserve the right to transfer your Personal Information and other information to our successors in business and purchasers of site assets.
 
 
We may use Aggregate Information to improve your experience on the Site and for our research activities. For example, we may share Aggregate Information with unaffiliated third parties, such as business partners.
 
 
Protection for Children
We have no intention of collecting Personal Information from children (i.e., individuals under the age of 13). Where appropriate, we take reasonable measures to inform children not to submit such information to the Site or in response to advertisements. If a child has provided us with personally identifiable information, we will use all reasonable efforts to delete such information from our database.
 
 
Links to Third Party Sites
The Site may contain links to other web sites, including our affiliated or co-branded web sites. Other web sites may also reference or link to the Site. These other domains and/or web sites are not controlled by us. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave the Site to read the privacy policies of each and every web site that collects personally identifiable or other information. We do not endorse, screen or approve, and are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of such other web sites. Visiting these other web sites is at your own risk.
 
 
Cookies and Similar Devices
“Cookies” are pieces of information that may be placed on your computer by a web site for the purpose of facilitating and enhancing your communication and interaction with that web site. Many web sites use cookies for these purposes. We and our business partners and advertisers may use cookies (or clear gifs, pixel tags, web beacons or similar devices) to customize your visit to the Site, to collect Aggregate Information (but not Personal Information), to make your visit more convenient or to enable us to enhance the Site. You may stop or restrict the placement of cookies on your computer or remove them from your browser by adjusting your web browser preferences. If you do so, you may still use the Site, but some Site functionality may be reduced.
 
 
Security
Company will not be liable for disclosures of your Personal Information due to errors in transmission or unauthorized acts of third parties. We have undertaken all commercially reasonable efforts to prevent unauthorized Internet access to visitor data retained in our servers, however, due to the inherent open nature of the Internet, Company cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us or any information provided online, and you do so at your own risk. Although we are committed to providing a secure and safe environment for your online contributions, we urge you to read PayPal’s privacy policy before submitting any personal credit card or billing information over the Site. Users must accept all risks associated with any data transmission, including the risk that their Personal Information may be intercepted in transit. We will retain your information for as long as we feel that there is a business reason to keep such information. Even if we delete some or all of your Personal Information, we may continue to retain and use Aggregate Information previously collected and/or anonymize and aggregate your Personal Information.
 
 
Policy Modifications/Opt-Out
We reserve the right, at our discretion, to modify, add, or remove portions from this Policy at any time. However, if at any time in the future we plan to use Personal Information in a way that differs from this Policy, we will post such changes here. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of any changes to this policy constitutes your acceptance of any such changes.
 
We give you the option to remove your Personal Information from any lists that we maintain of users. All unsubscribe or opt-out requests should be sent to us at friends@iamfarmland.org and we will process your request within a reasonable time after receipt. However, we are not responsible for removing your Personal Information from the lists of any third party who has previously been provided your information in accordance with this Policy.
 
 
Site Terms and Conditions
It is the intention of USFRA that any funds raised through the Site will be expended and/or distributed consistent with the original intent and wishes of the contributor.
 
Use of this Site is governed by, and subject to, the legal notices contained at http://www.iamfarmlandfilm.com/privacy. Your use, or access, of the Site constitutes your agreement to be bound by these provisions. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS YOU MAY NOT ACCESS OR OTHERWISE USE THE SITE.
 

If you have any questions, comments or concerns about this Policy, you may contact us at the following address:

The U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance
16020 Swingley Ridge Road, Suite 300
Chesterfield, MO 63017
Phone:  (636) 449-5086
United States of America

Our Site is maintained in the United States of America. By using the Site, you freely and specifically authorize the export of Personal Information to the USA and its storage and use as specified in this policy. You understand that data stored in the USA may be subject to lawful requests by the courts or law enforcement authorities in the USA. All users are responsible for compliance with local law.
 
Effective Date: This privacy policy is effective and was last updated on August 25, 2014.